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. evidences 88 years old. >>> this morning we are hearing from president obama. he sat down with cbs's scott kelly for a prefragame intervie. talked about the possibility of another tax hike. president obama talked about america's favorite past time football as millions of us were getting ready to watch the super bowl, he clarified comments. when he wasn't sure he would let his son play football. here's the latest response. >> it is a great support. i am a huge fan, but there's no doubt that some of the concerns that we have learned about when it comes to concussions have to give parents pause. as i said before i feel differently about the nfl. these are grown men, they are well compensated they know the risks that are involved. but as we start thinking about the pipeline, high school, college. i want to make sure we are doing everything we can to make the school safer. that means the game is going to evolve a little bit. for those of us who like to see a big hit and enjoy the rock em sock em elements of the game we are probably going to be occasionally frustrated. i know defensive players g
and one heck of a game, all straight ahead. >>> plus, president obama takes his gun control message as mountain michael bloomberg sticks to the nra with a powerful ad. >>> plus, the 5-year-old hostage held hostage in alabama heads into the fifth day. >>> leon panetta talks about life and death decisions and says rumor of a death are just life and death decisions and says rumor of a death are just that. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> very good monday morning to you. i'm veronica de la cruz. we begin with a developing tragedy in southern california. a bus carrying a tour group from tijuana collided with mountains killing eight and injurings more. authorities say the driver reported brake problems as the bus came down the mountain. it rear ended a car before flipping and hitting a pickup truck that was hauling a trailer. passengers described the scene. >> starts to move so fast, and the people start screaming. >> two or three minutes swerving in and out? >> yeah. >> everybody was scared. everybody was screaming. >> the bus was reportedly returning from a ski outing t
in a letter. >> nothing like getting a job well done from the commander in chief. today president obama called the ravens coach and general manager to congratulate them on. winning the super on here is a portion of that phone call. -- winning the super bowl. here's a portion of that phone call >> i just wanted to say congratulations. for you to stay steady the way you did is a great feat. >> thank you. sometimes the greatest accomplishments are born from diversity and our guys prove that. >> you and me we should try to do things easy or smoothes. [laughter] >> i would like to know what it feels like. it has never happened to me. but it was a great game. you know, we are going to investigate who was behind the whole black out thing, though. >> how cool is that? the president also talked about how moved he and the first lady were by the story of the former ravens lemberg oj dynamos with lou gehrig's's disease = = tjhe former ravens linebacker oj, diagnosed with lou gehrig's disease. >> what the president says congress needs to do fast. cart we need golf zones for highways? >> some snow showers.
american hero. >> president barack obama extending olive branch to religious institutions making changes to the contraception mandate are they really accommodating or just gimmicks? we will hear from the president of a catholic university in just a little bit. >> and let's get ready to rum bible. we -- rumble. brian kilmeade live from new orleans superdome in just moments. he did a great job down there yesterday he will do a better job today because it is super bowl sunday. ifst ffsz begins right now. >> peter gabriel for you this morning. welcome in to "fox & friends" on this super bowl sunday. super bowl 47. san francisco 49ers vs. the baltimore ravens live from the big easy. >> you guys ready for some good bean dip and beer and wings later. >> bean dip? i'm a guacamole guy. >> i will send you recipe. my sister-in-law made buffalo wing sauce. she said i would almost these frozen it is so good. franks hot sauce. shredded chicken. >> i put that on everything. >> franks hot sauce. >> you future on anything. >> twinkies. >> put it on a shoe and it would taste good. >> brian did a great job
this evening, president obama called the fbi director to congratulate him on the road. the motive here is still unclear but apparently the hostage taker dykes wanted attention for what are tonight being described as antigovernment grievances. >>> tonight, we're learning disturbing new details about the iraq war veteran charged with killing a former navy seal sniper, chris kyle and his friend. eddie ray ralph told a relative he traded his soul for a new truck. last night he became aggressive in his jail cell and was shocked with a stun gun and restrained. he's currently on suicide watch. >>> president obama on a crusade now to curb gun violence. today he made his first trip outside the beltway pushing his new campaign. he was off to minneapolis, once nicknamed murder apolis because they had some shooting deaths. he praised the city's turn around achieved in part through tougher background checks and more men for at risk youth and offenders. that's what president obama hopes to see nationwide, but he will need the congress in his corner. >> i need everybody who's listening to keep the pressure on
if they were students. >> president obama will deliver his state of the union address. >> he will outline his second term agenda. hallie jackson has a preview. the speech will focus on the economy and so-called pocketbook issues. >> especially when it comes to job creation. he will talk about creating infrastructure and jobs. how to get a handle on government debt. president obama wants to cut spending and bring in more tax money. both parties want to avoid the big automatic spending cuts and time is running out. those cuts kick in in just over two weeks from now. >> playing up the importance of a growing the economy and less emphasis on deficits and debts. >> that is what you can expect to hear from the president's speech tonight. the debt ceiling will be back in mid may. >> who is on the guest list tonight? of facesseeing a lot in the crowd including people from newtown, connecticut, first responders. you also have guests representing health care, military life and immigration. along with the apple ceo and mrs. obama will be accompanied by the parents of a teenager killed in chicago. >> hal
. they took him into custody. >>> the president sat down with scott kelley before the super bowl today. obama applauded the steps the nfl is taking to make the game safer. >> i feel differently about the nfl. these are grown men. they're well compensated. they know the risks that are involved. but as we start thinking about, you know, the pipeline. pop warner, high school, college, i want to make sure that we're doing everything we can to make the sport safer and that means that the game's probably going to evolve a little bit. >> he discussed a number of issues today and also spoke about the boy scouts and that he believes they should allow gays to be members. he said the scouts promote young people, giving them lifelong leadership training and opportunities and that everyone who wants to should have the opportunity to be a part of that organization. >>> officials at the boy scouts announced last week they are considering changing their long-standing ban on gays to a policy to let troops make their own decisions on the issue. gay rights activists praised last week's announcement while some c
as the sequester. president obama called on congress to pass the budget to postpone the deep reductions that would start march 1. >> good afternoon, everybody. i want to say a few words about the looming deadlines. >> creates economic growth. we shouldn't be having any of these problems at all. >> house speaker boehner says he doesn't want to know the temporary fix. if there's no long-term agreement to reduce the deficit, some house republicans indicated they will let those steep automatic cuts take effect and those cuts, as you know, would take a big bite out of the military and domestic programs. >>> a new study finds drivers in the district have the worst commute in the u.s. this is, of course, around the d.c. area. and researchers at texas and a&m university found people waste more time and money than anywhere else in the country. l.a. came in second followed by san fran, oakland, new york city, and boston. as a whole, the study found americans spent $5.5 billion additional dollars and wasted an average of $818 per person just sitting in traffic last year. >>> u.s. skier is being treated fo
president is getting a new oval. according to politico, president obama will relocate into an exact replica of the famous office just steps away from his current one in the ice en hour executive office building sometime this summer because the general services administration is starting a massive two-year renovation of the entire west wing. obama will be displaced out of his. it looks like they will be start the in august. it's not the first time it's happened. hurriedly bert hoover worked across the street from the white house during major repairs back in 1929. well, yeah of course i remember that. no. are you sure? i mean the one who lives across the street for years while they re-did the entire white house was terri truman. >> yes. >> lived in blair house. >> he didn't live across. they will still going to live in the while white house harry truman lived in blair house for a while. >> hoover worked in blair house. >> got it. thank you, dan. yes, indeed, super bowl super bowl sunday the big game last night from new orleans in the super so-called su
beyonce took center stage at president obama's inauguration. and the rockets' red glare >> reporter: and chose not to sing live but to a prerecorded track of her voice performing the national anthem. critics wondered why when other performers that day sang live. >> due to the weather, due to the delay, due to no proper sound check, i did not feel comfortable taking a risk. >> reporter: so what does she do now? two weeks later standing in the spotlight once again. ♪ >> reporter: backed by an all girl band, the singing superstar seemed to silence her critics by tearing through her biggest hits, including "crazy in love" and "baby boy." when her former destiny's child members, kelly roland and michelle williams, joined her, super bowl watchers from new york to l.a. dance ed and sang along with "b." by the reaction, lip sync gate is all but forgotten. >> she was phenomenal. >> reporter: you thought so? >> absolutely phenomenal. for someone singing live, that was amazing. >> she fell down after inauguration, but she came up and made up for it. can't be mad no more. it's over. she threw
president bill clinton. mister clinton is serving as a representative for president obama at the funeral. the israeli consul general and new york mayor michael bloomberg are also set to speak at today's service. new york police department helicopters are expected to fly over the synagogue in honor of koch. the former mayor died friday of congestive heart failure at age 88. president obama says the boy scouts of america should allow gay members. he also said women should be allowed in military combat roles. the president's comments in an interview on c-b-s before the super bowl come ahead of a meeting of the boy scouts' national executive board this week. a proposal to open up the scouts' membership to gays is expected to be discussed and possibly voted on at the gathering in texas. the white house said in a statement last august that president obama opposed the gay ban. a developing story this morning. at least eight, possibly 10 people are dead following a highway collision involving a tour bus in southern california. this is new video into kron four. the bus driver reported having brak
. >>> president obama has just landed in washington after a trip today in an effort to garner public support for reform of gun laws. >>> president obama needed a pitch for gun control in minneapolis today. >> if there's even one thing we can do once did y want -- louse in 2011 avalanching several in addition tills. >> but in a roundtable discussion, the mayor told the president he needs help. president obama wants lawmakers to -- and limits to high-capacity magazines. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it's time to do something. >> mr. obama wants congress to act while memories remain fresh. >> the advisers are making the argument that the political landscape has changed since newtown. this campaign will test that theory. >> quinnipiac university recently polled voters in three states, virginia, new jersey and pennsylvania. 90% said they support wider background checks. harry reid just got behind background checks. he said the senate will likely introduce a gun bill next month, but that's no guarantee of progress. conservative lawmakers and the gun lobby still oppose any new gu
community. >>> 4:34 right now. today, president obama takes his push for gun control legislation on the road with a visit to minneapolis. the president will sit down with law enforcement leaders. many who handled a workplace shooting last september. five people were killed then. that meeting will happen blocks from where 5-year-old boy was killed this summer. >>> the national rifle association continues to -- >> there's going to be law abiding people caught up in a bureaucratic nightmare. there's going to be abuse in terms of prosecutions and it's all going to affect the only the law abiding people. the criminals could careless. >> this ad ran here in d.c. during the super bowl showing la pierre saying in 1999 that they supported background checks. >> state attorney general doug gants letter who host a meeting discussing curbing gun violence. >>> incoming secretary of state john kerry will meet his new staff. kerry will address his new employees at 9:00 this morning at the state department. it was a busy first weekend for the former massachusetts senator. he talked to palestinian president m
. local troops could establish the policy for themselves. president obama heads to annapolis to speak at the state democratic senate caucus retreat. he wants a short-term package to attack a larger problem later. >> lance armstrong has until the end of the day to speak with an agency. if not, his lifetime ban would be irreversible. last month he admitted to using performance enhancing drugs. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> time to take a look at your morning commute. this is 95 towards the fort mchenry, 55 miles per hour. howard county, no problems on the north or west side of the beltway. 62 on 70 down towards 29. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> there is a little cloud cover. there could be some sprinkles or flurries this morning. 28 in cockeysville. temperatures in the upper 20's and low 30's this afternoon. a mixture of sun and clouds. >> 29 degrees at the airport. there is no question traffic is set mess. >> how much time should you allow. >> the post office getting ready for cutbacks faster than expected. >> welcome back. 37 degrees downtown. nothing
: lawmakers recently got a look at a secret document, explaining why the obama administration believes the strikes can also target americans who join with terrorists overseas. >> reporter: brennan was up for cia director in 2009 but withdrew his name from consideration after questions arose about his role in the war on terror. >> reporter: the 25-iary ci -- 25-year cia veteran was an executive in the spy agency, when the bush administration used harsh interrogation techniques like water boarding. brennan says he was not involved in the interrogation program. >> reporter: human rights groups fly code pink, are protesting brennan's nomination. they say drone strikes also kill innocent civilians. >> we think that the drone program is creating more enemies in america than it has been killing. >> the senate will vote on brennan's confirmation later this month. on capitol hill, danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news. >> there were fewer than 50 drone strikes during the bush administration. under president obama, there have reportedly been more than 3
in america president obama traveling to in an effort to win support for his proposals. the white house says minneapolis taken important steps to reduce gun violence. meet withent will leaders and law enforcement officials in order to discuss what he calls set of common sense ideas to reduce gun violence. two northern virginia in als will be featured that looks aty possible warning signs for school shootings. that is the word from our wto the.at -- wtop. they signed an agreement with releasedls to not it the names of the schools used. it will air on pbs february 28. 26 degrees out. still ahead, funeral services will be held for the former new york city mayor. good morning. get up and get going. a lot of us bleary-eyed after super bowl. 5:11 is the time. a kind of chilly day. clipper headed our way to bring another dusting of snow. adam, can you just take all of these and make them into one big >> we[no audio] hear adam. i know the answer was yes. these temperatures for you, we waking up to 23 degrees in washington. germantown, 24 this morning. 23.mbia is we will have increasing clouds somegh
? it was just amazing. >> there was a large crowd when president obama came through four years ago. it was a great day. >> 6:07. do you think your commute is bad? you can share your commuting horror stories. >> a potential landmark day for the boy scouts of america as they consider changing their previous ban on gays in the organization. that is when we come back. >> we're previewing an event >> we're previewing an event inspired by >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. but see what is going on. we are tracking an incident on the west side. there could be some delays. 50 on the j.f.x. heading down to the city. 55 on southbound 95 and a speech continues down to the fort mchenry -- and those speeds continue down to the fort mchenry. westbound 50 air route eight, the incident is clear. ava marie is joining us from the marriott waterfront. it looks like you'll talked chocolate. >> my favorite ingredient. temperatures are near the freezing mark the airport. there may be a flurry this morning. nothing major. more
. >> reporter: interesting, the standoff extended beyond midland city, alabama. even president obama praised authorities for saving the boy. rob and diana? >> great news he made it out alive and right in time for his birthday. tahman bradley, live in washington. thanks, tahman. >>> gun control, of course, is a top priority for the president. mr. obama took his message on the road yesterday, with a visit to a minneapolis police station. here's abc's jonathan karl. >> reporter: faced with an uphill battle in congress, the president took his campaign for new gun control measures on the road. >> we're not going to wait until the next newtown. >> reporter: the central component of the president's plan is requiring virtually anybody buying a gun to get a background check. but the audience in minneapolis has seen that that's not enough. last september, just a few miles from where the president spoke, minnesota suffered its worst ever mass shooting. the local sheriff met with president obama and believes the current system simply misses too much. >> we've identified gaping holes in the background ch
president obama has to say about it. >>> and a 6-year-old girl is in a heap of trouble this morning. police say she took her mom's car keys, went on a wild ride. that's the consequence. look at that. we're going to tell you what drove her to take off. ooh! you keep doing that today. >> there's a sweet reason behind it. >> but when a 6-year-old does anything, it's always sweet. she's okay. we should say that. because that looked like an accident. and is it was. but she's okay. we'll get to that. >> also later this half hour, now that diana is joining us for good, we get to see where she's been. some quality time with our new anchor coming up. oh, deejay. >> deejay dp, that's me. >> i like it. got a little soul. i can tell. new york girl, too. >> from queens. >> oh, yes indeed. >> but i was born in philly, i should say. i've got branches. >> all over the northeast. >> yes. i branch out and i show love to be everybody. >> i was actually born in philadelphia as well. grew up in new jersey. first date. >> this is a good one. >> this is a good one. >>> truth was, a little stranger than fiction at
. >>steve: that's deep. >>gretchen: in a few hours president obama will ramp up his campaign-style push for new gun control legislation. he's heading to minnesota to focus on that state's efforts to curb gun violence. the president's plan? he had a heated topic on fox news sunday for both sides of the issue. >> and there are some commonsense things we can do to make this country a lot safer. universal criminal background check, identifying the mentally ill and getting those records into the system. >> there's going to be fees. there's going to be paper work. there's going to be law-abiding people caught up in a bureaucratic nightmare. and there's going to be abuse in terms of prosecutions. and it's all going to affect only the law-abiding people. the criminals could care less. >>gretchen: many gun rights advocates concerned the president's plan impacts on the second amendment. >>> at least eight people died, dozens injured after a tour bus crashes into two vehicles into a mountain road in southern california. officials said it had brake troubles. crashed into a car, flipped over and cra
obama delivers the first state of the union address of his second term and the officials say the president will focus his speech on booking the economics and threaten gun cell. -- gun control. >> the president may also use tuesday's toords announce the next step for ending the war in afghanistan by the end of 2014. >> it's 5:70 and 24 degrees on tv hill. the f.d.a. is warning doctors about a fake version of the cancer drug avast inand what you need to know. >> and the m.c.a. is in the hot seat for recording the conversations of passengers. is that uncon constitutional? >> 11 news sunday morn [ telephone rings ] good evening, this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. how dowe get doing...olished room and make it shine? ...with a store full of ways to get it done. we can all throw on our work clothes... ...and throw out any doubt. because right now's the time to take those rooms from... ..."think i can do this?" to... ..."let me show you what i just did." more saving. more doing. that's the power of the
reports. >> between republicans and president obama. over three key issues. gun control, the obama call and public clamber to do something is boiling down to universal background checks and a possible deal worked out by senator schumer and a bipartisan quartet two rated a by the nra and two rated f. issue two? immigration. more republicans are leaning towards allowing illegal imgroonts stay but no actual plan has been proposed yet. issue three is the biggy that everybody says they hate. sequester. >> mindless arbitrary across the board cuts to take place on march 1. >> spending cuts and social services end unless there's finally a deal to cut spending. president obama is making clear he wants in any such deal another tax hike on the wealthy and reducing the write-offs on perks like private jets. >> we've got to be able to close loopholes the average american can't take advantage of to increase the revenue in a way that allows our economy to continue to grow. >> at some point washington has to deal with its spending problem. >> the battle lines on that fight end on guns and immigration a
employment verification, we don't have to go through the conversation again, that wasn't a dig at the obama administration. that was a dig at anyone who thinks we can continue to litigate this issue every quarter century and be okay as a republic. >> on the subject of border security the obama administration has record deportations, nearly 400,000 in 2011. one study shows the u.s. spends $18 billion every year on immigration enforcement, more than all other federal agencies combined. what more can be done? >> well i'll give you two instances, cocaine, a kilo of cocaine today is cheaper than it was when i was a federal prosecutor so we're not doing a terribly good job keeping the drugs out and 2,000 ak-47s went to arm the mexican drug cartel. i realize you cannot her m hermedically seal the border. we have two borders so i'm talking about both of them, but from a national security standpoint, a law enforcement standpoint, from a sovereignty standpoint i don't think it's asking so much we know who is coming into our country. it's not fair to people who are following the legal process to have
. president obama, who serves as honorary president of the scouts, said he opposes the ex-exclusion of gays. the scouts' top leadership is meeting this week near dallas to discuss the issue more. >>> and here's your monday forecast. snow showers in the dakotas. snow ending this morning in minneapolis, chicago, and detroit. snow later in the ohio valley, new jersey, and philly. rainy around seattle. and from houston. >> 30s from boise to salt lake city. 16 in fargo. 20s from omaha to detroit. 30s in the northeast. >>> carnival season is about to kick off around the world. and the party is already getting started in rio. >> mm-hmm. and you might say the festivities are going to the dogs. quite literally. hundreds of dogs got dolled up for a special block party. the precarnaval parade featured custom canines from all breeds, sizes, and colors. that looks like pee. >> i was thinking the same thing. dogs got a little freak in them. roll that a little bit. roll back up. you cut me off. there you go. and to make sure they didn't get dehydrated, the dogs were all treated to a special brew of non-al
notice. >> thanks. >>> president obama heads to minneapolis tomorrow to promote his plan to battle gun violence. it is a photo of him firing a shotgun that is getting all the attention. peter alexander is at the white house. >>> tomorrow marks the first time that the president is going on the road to push for stiffer gun laws. there was a detour in this debate when the president insisted that all the time he shoots skeet at camp david, all the time, his critics were skeptical. the white house quickly pushed back trying to put the argument to rest. >> reporter: the white house wanted to silence the sceptics. instead, the release of this photo, the president firing a shotgun on the range of camp david on his 51st birthday unleashed a new round of attacks. the nra telling the news, one picture does not erase a lifetime of supporting one ban and every gun control scheme imaginable. the controversy first exploded last week. they asked mr. obama if he ever fired a gun. the president boasted, up at camp david, we do skeet shooting all the time. i have profound respect for the tradition of hun
show. you can watch right here on wusa9 11:35 right after wusa9 news at 11:00. >>> president obama took his campaign to reduce gun violence to the midwest. in minneapolis today he asked for the public's help to push congress to take action. tara mergener has the latest from the white house. >> reporter: president obama took his gun control message on the road sitting down with law enforcement officials and community leaders in minneapolis. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it's time to do something. >> reporter: the president praised the minneapolis police department pointing to the city's success in tackling gun violence. he is also trying to reach minnesota gun originals as he works to rally public support for his -- owners as he works to rally public support for his proposals to curb gun violence. >> i need everybody who is listening to keep the pressure on your member of congress to do the right thing. >> reporter: this is expected to be the first of several trips the president makes to push his plan outside washington. proposals for a new ban on assault weapons an
meeting. there was no doubt he was in full possession of his faculties. >> president obama extended appreciation and prayers to his holiness and did the vice- president. >> his decision reinforced at this is a man of great integrity. >> catholic -- it is too early to tell who is going to succeed. >> they want the right man. >> there is a lot of speculation about whether the next pope will be under or perhaps someone from the developing world. there are no clear front runners. it is expected the vatican will hold a conclave next week to select a new pontiff before easter. >> right now we're getting reaction from some local catholic leaders. barry simms joins us in north baltimore. >> the archbishop said he was surprised this morning to hear the news. he called pope benedict xvi a man of humility, reflection, and wisdom and as the faithful to pray for the pope and also the church. worshippers in downtown baltimore are fighting hard to believe. some tell us that the respect his decision to step down. >> it will never be easy for him but whether it is the right decision, you do not know
and spending for a few months. president obama said he will sign that bill into law. >>> now to a consumer alert for parents about a big recall of children's cough and cold medicines. the makers of triaminic and theraflu warning, they're recalling 2 million packages of medicine. tamper resistant caps may be faulty posing risk of poisoning and follows a dozen consumer complaints. >>> history of priest abuse allegations made public following a court order against the l.a. catholic arch diocese. 30,000 pages of files surrendered. none of the name of the leaders will be blacked out in the documents. the arch diocese agreed to release paperwork which includes personnel files of 89 priests accused of sexually abusing children. the files include the names of anyone involved in possible cover-ups. >> they knew very well. now nobody can say we don't believe you. >> this proves, this really happened. on this scale. it was that bad. and now -- these are their records. >> the church has three weeks to release the documents. the order is the final part of a $6640 million settlement involving hundred of
. >>> and before the game, president obama shared his thoughts about the risk of injuries for younger players. mr. obama tells cbs news that if he had a son interested in football he would think before letting him play, given what's known about head injuries. but the president told cbs that's for nfl players and it's a different matter for them, he said. >> these are grown men. they're well compensated. they know the risks that are involved. but as we start thinking about, you know, the pipeline, pop warner, high school, college, i want to make sure that we're doing everything we can to make the sport safer, and that means that the game probably going to evolve a little bit. >> the president also spoke for the first time about the new pentagon ruling allowing women at the front lines. mr. obama said for all practical matters women are already serving in combat and serving with extraordinary patriotism and distinction. >>> and now to breaking news this morning from southern california where there has been a deadly bus crash. a tour bus apparently hit a pickup truck head on near the city of yucaipa
obama takes his push for gun control reform on the road speaking with law enforcement about his plans to prevent another tragedy. >> new information about a bus company involved in a fatal crash over the weekend. details on a long list of safety problems coming up. time now is 4:36. [ male announcer ] with over 50 delicious choices of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant [ huhummin] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ♪ the one and only, cheerios . >>> making headlines, a tour bus involved in a deadly crash in southern california had a record of safety violations. records that showed it included brake, wind shield and tire problems. the driver shouted to call 911 and screamed he had no brakes. eight people were killed in that accident. >>> president obama takes his push for new gun laws directly to the people with a campaign- style event in minnesota. the president held a round table discussion at the minnesota police department's special operati
on facebook. >>> taking a break from the super bowl for a moment, president obama says the economy is showing signs of recovery. >> he sat down with cbs news for an exclusive interview before last night's game. >> housing is overing. manufacturing is going strong. car sales are up. truth is is that overall, there were a lot of positive signs in the economy. >> reporter: the u.s. economy is taking a step forward but some economists say on the a slow path. some say one of the things holding up progress is folks in washington. president obama is calling on lawmakers to work on a balanced approach to deal with the deficit. >> republicans are unwilling to touch revenue. they say let's deficit spend. democrats deficit spend. that is why the country does not trust washington. >> reporter: congress is still working to pass a budget that satisfies both the house and the senate. the president says, if lawmakers can agree to work together, the country's budget issues can be resolved. >> there is a way for us to solve these budget in a responsible way through a balanced approach that the vast majority of
and services we all count on in jeopardy. president obama is meeting with both parties to try to hammer out a deal. if there is not a deal the impact will be widespread. from fewer firefighters and police to longer waits at the airport to fewer vaccines for children. they want drastic spending cuts while democrats want tax increases on the rich. the two sides have to come up with a deal by friday before taxes go into effect. >> wjz is live, pat warren explains concern is growing among the workers. >> reporter: concern is growing among workers, concern is growing between state leaders too. everyone is busy trying to do everything they can to push congress along. >> sequestration raising concern for dozens of maryland workers. >> how soon will we be notified we have to go out on furlough? >> the prospects are for having a budget in a month. >> reporter: i think that maybe there needs to be a shift and a focus. >> people aren't getting that chance to get their views expressed. >> reporter: maryland senator ben carton fielded questions at the social sec
as a presidential historian on what john kerry means to president obama's legacy, specifically as we discuss foreign policy and the next four years. >> well, it's going to mean a great deal. after all, two of the accomplishments barack obama is trying to claim is going to be getting us out of war in iraq and out of afghanistan, by 2014 we have to withdraw 66,000 troops from afghanistan. now, the military will deal with that. but john kerry will have to do a lot of diplomacy with pakistan, who are not really sure whether we can trust right now. i think that the key for kerry will be when we move equipment and personnel out of afghanistan through the routes to pakistan, kerry can get done deals out of that country that they live up to. >> of course, americans know him as a multiterm congressman, 30 years in congress in the senate. but what do the rest of the people around the world think of, when they think of john kerry? and what message are they getting, as he embarks on a job that will more than likely see them land in one of their countries? >> well, look, hillary clinton just did 1 million miles,
their opinion on red meat. >> of course. >> republicans say this guy is further left than president obama. republicans are skittish about his nomination. >> people are saying though his performance, well he was really under fire. so i think anyone in that hot seat may not do his or her best they're saying he likely will be confirmed i suspect. >> it is going to be a bumpy ride. in related news, secretary of state hillary clinton leaving office officially today after sounding a warning about civil war in syria. at a sort of exit interview, clinton accused iran of playing an increasingly prominent role directing violence in syria and says that only raises chances of a wider conflict in the middle east. clinton criticized russia for blocking sanctions against syria at the u.n. clinton's successor, john kerry finish his last day as senator with a farewell tour of native massachusetts. he said america's string ength overseas depend on working in a bipartisan way here at home. kerry is sworn in today as the nation's 68th secretary of state. >>> no end in sight to the tense hostage standoff invo
. bill clinton will be speaking at the funeral of ed koch today on behalf of president obama. mayor bloomberg will deliver the eulogy for the funeral. the mayor passed away february 1. he was 88. >>> president obama says the boy scouts should be open to all boys, including those who are gay. in an exclusive interview with cbs news sunday, the president praised scouting as an organization that offers opportunities. he says no one should be excluded. >> the scouts are a great institution that are promoting young people and exposing them to opportunities and leadership that will serve people for the rest of their lives. i think nobody should be barred for that. >> the boy scouts of america will meet next week to discuss whether to change its national policy banning gays from scouting. mr. obama is honorary president of the boy scouts. >> coming up on 6:15, howard bernstein alongside. we had conversational snow for the seventh out of the eighth day. is it cold enough for the ski slopes? >> i talked to my friends at wisp. the skiing was really g. they're making a lot of snow. they're goi
from the white house. in just about two hours, at 1:15, president obama will make a statement from the white house asking congress to act now to avoid sequester and reduce the deficit. the president will ask congress to reduce the deficit in the short-term before automatic cuts kick in march 1st. >>> and right now, the president is meeting with labor leaders and immigration reform groups to discuss his plan to fix the nation's immigration laws, he'll discuss the issue with some of the country's most prominent ceos. the house committee is holding the first in a series of hearings on immigration reform. the committee's chairman said he hopes the hearings help house lawmakers come up with a bill on this issue. a bipartisan group of senators unveiled their own immigration proposal last week. >>> and maryland dog owners will rally in annapolis this morning in hopes of earning more protection if their pet bites someone. right now pit bulls and their owners are singled out for punishment even if the dog has no previous evidence of being dangerous. today's demonstration supports a new meas
. president obama will host a farewell ceremony for leon panetta today. chuck hagel has yet to be confirmed. >> the grammy awards are this sunday. talent has been asked to adequately cover their private parts and avoid see through clothing. that eliminates your entire wardrobe. supporting and organized cause. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you agree with producers giving dress code requirements at events like the grammys and the oscars? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> no see-through, eh? >> >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> the roads are wet. we could be dealing with sleet. 65 on southbound 83. this is a live picture at york road. 64 on southbound 95. so for some wet roads. moving well on southbound 95 moving out of the northeast. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> 32 degrees with light rain at fort meade. light rain is the rule this morning. mostly rain in the forecast today. northeast winds at about 10 to 15 miles per hour. most of the east is messed up.
president bill clinton will speak at the service serving as i representative for barack obama. koch was admired has a tough lawmaker who hay fierce loyalty to israel. he died on friday of congestive heart failure at the age of 88. also today, state officials will announce a subway station in the big apple will be renamed in his hon oimple the east 77th street and lexington avenue stop is said to be his favorite and is also where he often campaigned. -- in his honor. >>> why some super bowl advertiser might be knocking on cbs's door this morning. we'll go live to fox business network in new york next. >>> a record-setting national anthem before the big game. alicia keys' rendition of the star spangled banner took her 156 seconds to belt out beating the previous record at the super bowl held by nat alie cole's 152 second performance.  this is so sick! i can't believe your mom let you take her car out. this is awesome! whoooo! you're crazy. go faster! go faster! go faster! go faster! no! stop...stop... (mom) i raised my son to be careful... hi, sweetie. hi, mom. (mom) but just to be s
on gps at the time of the accident. >>> president obama kicks off a focus on gun violence this week with a visit later this week in minnesota. he'll stop at the minneapolis police department's special operations center. it will be just four blocks from where a 5-year-old boy was shot to death in gang dispute just last summer. >>> the president is adding his voice to the conversation about boy scouts lifting the ban on gays. they may announce a decision this week. >>> police in turkey are questioning 11 suspects in the death of a new york woman who vanished a day before she was set to return home. she was in istanbul on a photography trip when she suffered a fatal blow to the head. detectives are still scouring the area where her body was dumped. >> reporter: her body was found in the trees right behind me. the police are still here. this is an isolated area. this side, a dropoff, this side, train tracks. the theory is she was killed somewhere else and brought here. >> detectives are still trying to figure out why her passport and phone were left behind in her hotel room. >>> in lond
was an isolated loner who was often seen with a gun. >>> president obama is pushing congress to act on his gun control proposals. during a stop in minnesota, the president said congress seems to be coming to a consensus on new background checks for gun buyers and limiting high capacity gun clips. but he says he also wants them to pass an assault weap upons ban. -- weapons ban. this afternoon a bipartisan group of house members will introduce their own gun control legislation that would make firearms trafficking a federal offense but it does not address assault weapons. >>> three high school buys charged with child -- boys charged with child pornography are back in school at west springfield high school. police arrested the three sophomores on january 11 and they're accused of making sex videos with other school age girls and sharing those videos. we're told the videos show six girls in all who attend several different schools. the case is still being investigated. >>> it 16:-- it is 6:06. jessica is back with another your money report. >> you may not have even realized this when you were actua
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shot and killed five years ago. >>> president obama is making the rounds in his push for gun control this week and a big part of the conversation right now is dealing with background checks for gun buyers. as peter alexander reports, gun control supporters claim the head of the nra has changed his position. s>> reporter: tomorrow, the president will sit down with law enforcement leaders in minneapolis. among those pressuring lawmakers for change, a gun control group founded by michael bloomberg. with this ad airing today in washington, d.c., featuring wayne laperriere. >> we think it's reasonable to provide background checks for every sale. no loopholes for anyone. >> reporter: while polls show most nra members support that, this morning, la pierre argued against them, claiming it would lead to a universal registry of gun owners and could lead to taxes on guns or guns being confiscated. >> there's going to be law abiding people caught up in a bureaucratic nightmare and abuse in terms of prosecutions and it's all going to affect only the law abiding people. >> too many children. >> re
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